Tuning Theory

Harmonics & Spirals - a review

A book by Neil Haverstick Read More...

Internet Archive

Preserving my music for posterity Read More...

A Nearly Normal Sunday

This jazzy piece is the outcome of an experiment with a LMSO’s feature: Tuning Latch Read More...

11 Dwarfs

A “Silly Song” for the upcoming movie: “Snow White and the Eleven Dwarfs” Read More...

A backup of my microtonal works

It took me a long time to upload all this stuff Read More...

The Structure of Recognizable Diatonic Tunings - a review

I just uploaded a review of this very interesting book by Easley Blackwood Read More...

In Q

A piece inspired by the famous “In C” by Terry Riley Read More...

Barber’s Adagio For Strings in 23ED2

The first piece I am retrieving from the hard disk of my Atari Read More...

MP13

This song is an experiment testing a Kawai MP6 as a microtonal sound module Read More...

Transnotating “Wide Gamma”: Introduction

The second chapter of my “Wide Gamma” saga Read More...

Jorgensen's 7+5 temperament

Trying to figure out how it works Read More...

"A Theory of Evolving Tonality" - a review

“A Theory of Evolving Tonality” by Joseph Yasser is a marvelous book because... Read More...

Wide Gamma 1

Back to Carlos Gamma Read More...

Note layouts for an alternative piano keyboard

Lately I have been working on rearranging keys of a piano keyboard... Read More...

"Tuning..." by Jorgensen - A review

A fascinating and highly recommended book, if you can find it Read More...

Concertina 13

A new piece featuring 13ED2 and MOTU Ethno2 retuned with LMSO Read More...

Thirteenstan

A vocal piece in 13ED2 (Equal Division of ratio 2:1 into 13 steps of 92.308 cents each) Read More...

Tecnologia e Sistemi di Accordatura p.14

TECNOLOGIA E SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA: Risorse hardware, software e online per la musica microtonale
APPENDICE Read More...

Tecnologia e Sistemi di Accordatura p.13

TECNOLOGIA E SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA: Risorse hardware, software e online per la musica microtonale
GLOSSARIO Read More...

Tecnologia e Sistemi di Accordatura p.12

TECNOLOGIA E SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA: Risorse hardware, software e online per la musica microtonale
ALCUNE CARATTERISTICHE DI LMSO p.3 - Knead and Fold Read More...

Tecnologia e Sistemi di Accordatura p.11

TECNOLOGIA E SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA: Risorse hardware, software e online per la musica microtonale
ALCUNE CARATTERISTICHE DI LMSO p.2 - Interactive Quantize Read More...

Tecnologia e Sistemi di Accordatura p.10

TECNOLOGIA E SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA: Risorse hardware, software e online per la musica microtonale
ALCUNE CARATTERISTICHE DI LMSO p.1 - Waffle Iron Appliance Read More...

Tecnologia e Sistemi di Accordatura p.9

TECNOLOGIA E SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA: Risorse hardware, software e online per la musica microtonale
LMSO e X.J.Scott Read More...

Tecnologia e Sistemi di Accordatura p.8

TECNOLOGIA E SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA: Risorse hardware, software e online per la musica microtonale
IL PROBLEMA DELL’ACCORDATURA - UN ESPERIMENTO Read More...

Tecnologia e Sistemi di Accordatura p.7

TECNOLOGIA E SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA: Risorse hardware, software e online per la musica microtonale
12tET etc. Read More...

Tecnologia e Sistemi di Accordatura p.6

TECNOLOGIA E SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA: Risorse hardware, software e online per la musica microtonale
UNA BREVE STORIA DEI SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA p.4 - Considerazioni finali
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Tecnologia e Sistemi di Accordatura p.5

TECNOLOGIA E SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA: Risorse hardware, software e online per la musica microtonale
UNA BREVE STORIA DEI SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA p.3 - Esploratori microtonali del XIX e XX secolo
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Tecnologia e Sistemi di Accordatura p.4

TECNOLOGIA E SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA: Risorse hardware, software e online per la musica microtonale
UNA BREVE STORIA DEI SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA p.2 - Dal medioevo al XVIII secolo
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Tecnologia e Sistemi di Accordatura p.3

TECNOLOGIA E SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA: Risorse hardware, software e online per la musica microtonale
UNA BREVE STORIA DEI SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA p.1 - Antichità
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Tecnologia e Sistemi di Accordatura p.2

TECNOLOGIA E SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA: Risorse hardware, software e online per la musica microtonale
CONSIDERAZIONI PRELIMINARI
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Tecnologia e Sistemi di Accordatura p.1

TECNOLOGIA E SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA: Risorse hardware, software e online per la musica microtonale
INTRODUZIONE
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Tecnologia e Sistemi di Accordatura

TECNOLOGIA E SISTEMI DI ACCORDATURA: Risorse hardware, software e online per la musica microtonale Read More...

Transnotating Carlos Alpha 2

This is a follow-up to my previous articles AlphaTherem Waltz and Transnotating Carlos Alpha. Read More...

AlphaTherem Waltz

This lyrical piece is the second one featuring Carlos Alpha tuning system played with my Opal Chameleon. Read More...

Transnotating Carlos Alpha

Third episode of the transnotating saga Read More...

Alpha Compressed Octave

A further development of my previous posts (Alpha15 note layout and Alpha15 update) was the creation of a fifteen note version of Carlos Alpha. Read More...

Spectral Mappings for CARLOS BETA

This article is a follow-up to my article Spectral Mappings for CARLOS GAMMA. Read More...

Alpha15 update

Contrariwise to what I had stated in my previous article, I ended up choosing another note layout to play Carlos Alpha and 15ED2 tuning systems with my Chameleon. Read More...

Alpha15 note layout

A note layout for my Opal Chameleon suitable for both Carlos Alpha and 15ED2 Read More...

23 Laments

This is a follow-up to my previous piece Desert Winds Read More...

Desert Winds in 23EDO

This is an improvisation I recorded in a single take playing an Omnisphere’s sound. Read More...

Modes of Beta

Every once in a while I wonder about how to use my Halberstadt keyboard for xenharmonic music. Now it’s the time to adapt Carlos Beta to it. Read More...

Yasser, Fibonacci and Carlos

A follow-up to my previous article: 19edo vs. Carlos Beta Read More...

19edo vs. Carlos Beta

My recent decision of adopting Carlos Beta as a tuning system to investigate prompted some considerations. Read More...

The Dawn Of Beta

Creating a set-up to play Carlos Beta Read More...

Gamma major scales, a major labyrinth

Diatonic scales with Carlos Gamma Read More...

Reverse Engineering Transnotated Carlos Gamma Scores

This article explains how to edit MIDI notes (recorded playing my Opal Chameleon through Disarray) when starting from a transnotated score in Carlos Gamma. Read More...

“C central” note layout Version 2

A new version of my Carlos Gamma note layout for the Opal Chameleon Read More...

Transnotating Carlos Gamma

This is a follow-up to “C central note layout Read More...

"C central" note layout

This is one more chapter of the saga about my search for the ultimate Chameleon note layout with Carlos Gamma tuning system Read More...

A review of “Musical Mathematics” by Cris Forster

My review of a great book Read More...

Dynamic modulation vs. static retuning techniques - part two

Dynamic Modulation “enables you to instantly change the anchor settings of your scale, to move the note that the tonic note of the scale appears on to a new anchor key, and to transpose the anchor frequency of the scale accordingly so that things line up. Read More...

Dynamic modulation vs. static retuning techniques - part one

This is the first installment of a two-part article about “dynamic modulation vs. static retuning techniques” Read More...

"A central" note layout

...for Opal Chameleon and Carlos Gamma Read More...

Tetrachordal Gamma

A new visual layout for the Opal Chameleon Read More...

Gamma Elegy

A song featuring a new note layout for an isomorphic keyboard and Carlos Gamma tuning system Read More...

Adagio Gamma Revisited

Following my previous blog entry I proceded to experiment with “Gamma Chameleon Notation”. Read More...

Gamma Chameleon Notation

This is my first attempt at solving the notation problem playing with Carlos Gamma tuning system and Opal Chameleon isomorphic keyboard Read More...

It's all Wendy Carlos' fault...

What's the reason of my fascination with Carlos Gamma tuning system?
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Spectral Mappings for CARLOS GAMMA

Spectral mapping is a transformation from a “source” spectrum to a “destination” spectrum...it can be used to create inharmonic instruments that retain much of the tonal quality of familiar (harmonic) instruments” - William A. Sethares Read More...

If partials are inharmonic

A simple experiment with Camel Audio Alchemy...

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Let's get our hands dirty with JND!

Seemingly not relevant and unnoticeable pitch variations can make a big difference Read More...

Spirals and Wolves

More spirals of fifths and howling wolves Read More...

The Spiral of Fifths

I am preparing for an upcoming lecture, at NYU in Florence, about the "Evolution of Tuning Systems", so, I am trying to figure out a way to demonstrate some tuning techniques in a comprehensible and "entertaining" manner Read More...